Lenten Homily – 2.28.2018

Psalm 31:5-6, 14-16, Matthew 20:26-28 “…whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave–just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” In the book of Revelation, the…

Lenten Homily – 2.27.2018

Today’s scripture readings emphasize the act of listening and hearing the word of the Lord.  We are called to take ownership of our faults and confess them as a way of becoming new people.  We are also mandated to “learn to do right:  seek justice, defend the oppressed, and to take up the cause of…

Homily – God’s Unfailing Love towards the “idiot”

Liturgical Readings for the day:  http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/022318.cfm Three readings tying three themes of sin, forgiveness, and God’s unfailing love. In Ezekiel 18, the writer begins with listing a set of behaviors that are considered sinful, worthy of death because the act themselves cause pain and sorrow for others. In Matthew 5, Jesus has started listing his “10…